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106 Farrell Hall
MSU Center for Statistical Training and Consulting

Introduction to SAS

This workshop provides an introduction of choices for entering, managing and analyzing data using the SAS software package. Descriptive statistics, chi-square, means comparisons (t-test and one-way ANOVA) and correlations will be covered. Course is divided into data management and data analysis and statistical graphics. Each lecture topic is demonstrated and reinforced with hands-on exercises in the computer lab. How do I get my data into SAS? Reading from spreadsheets and text files Saving output What can I do with my data? Merging and concatenating datasets Restructuring datasets What does my data look like? Descriptive statistics Tabulating and visualizing data How do I conduct statistical analyses for simple designs? Chi-square tests, t-tests, one-way ANOVA